Pine Tree Sixpence
Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Noe 33; Crosby 1-A; Breen 48
Diameter and weight: 18.4-18.6 mm, 2 gm (3/4 in., 0.07 oz.)
Medium or Technique
Brown-Pearl Hall (Gallery LG35)
This Pine Tree sixpence is #33 in Noe’s sequence. It is characterized by the pellets on either side of the tree trunk, the fact that the obverse is dramatically off-center towards the top of the image, and the very wide spacing between the V and the I in the denomination on the reverse.
Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green